Jonge bedrijven netwerk Drenthe

The Focus is on young entrepreneurs that want to expand their knowledge and their business in collaboration with like minded young entrepreneurs, peer support.

IWCN (International Welcome Center North)

IWCN helps internationals in the northern NL with questions about visa, living and doing business in the Netherlands.

Innovatie Veenkoloniën

The aim is to ensure that farmers in the Peat Colonies are independent of additional government support by 2020. We want to achieve this by increasing the yield of the farm, making it more sustainable and by putting together a professional and innovative knowledge network.

ING Funding Options

Bank: Funding Options is one of the first platforms in the Netherlands where you can compare financing from different providers.


INCAS3 connects available scientific knowledge to industry challenges by performing multidisciplinary research.

Health hub Roden

Connecting link between entrepreneurs, knowledge institutions and the government focussing on medical technology and healthy ageing.


The energy transition requires cooperation. That is why the Municipality of Emmen, the Province of Drenthe, EMMTEC services, New Energy Coalition, Gasunie, Gasunie Transport Services (GTS) and NAM are jointly investigating the possibilities regarding reuse of the gas purification installation (GZI) in the municipality of Emmen. They do this together with parties such as EBN, Engie, Rendo Networks, Rika Greenpark and Ludan.

Growing Global (by e.g. Growing Emmen, Zero to One, and more)

Open to all internationals in Drenthe (though also organized by Zero to One, so we could discuss this)

Growing Emmen

The Growing Emmen is a community and co-working space where entrepreneurs have the oppurtunity to reach their dreams, hosting events, workshops etc.


The Greenpac is an open innovation centre focussing on (green) plastics, fibers and composites.


The Emmtec is a Business park located in Emmen.

Dutch Techzone

Dutch Techzone is a collaboration between entrepreneurs, education and government in the Coevorden, Emmen, Hardenberg and Hoogeveen region.

Drentse startup

A competition for the best startup from Drenthe.

Drenthe college

tourism, events, office, communication, trade or sport

De Drentse Zaak

The De Drentse Zaak creates Network meetings, pitch events and workshops.

De Drentse Ondernemerszaak

The Drentse Ondernemerszaak is an independent support center in which students of Stenden University of Applied Sciences work with your problem on an experienced entrepreneur from the Entrepreneurial Sounding Board.